Upcoming events

Events, activities and conferences relevant to the users of TERN are listed here. If you would like to feature your event on this page please contact us.

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14 July 2022 - 15 September 2022

Novi Sad, Serbia

ILTER Scientific Conference – Call for abstracts ONLY

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ONLY. Event 12 – 14 October. The International Long Term Ecological Research Network, ILTER, is a network of networks, encompassing hundreds of research sites located in a wide array of ecosystems that can help understand environmental change across the globe. ILTER’s focus is on long-term, site-based research and monitoring.  All abstracts accepted will either be …

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22 - 25 August 2022


Earth Observation Australia Advancing Earth Observation Forum 2022

Advancing Earth Observation Forum 2022 is a face-to-face, fully interactive forum. The Forum will host user-industry-government-research-technical focussed plenaries and interactive panels, poster and workshop sessions to interest and engage end-users, industry, researchers, government, analysts, start-up companies, educators and students, to name a few.

23 - 25 August 2022


National Landcare Conference 2022

The National Landcare Conference is the largest knowledge sharing convention for the Landcare community. This national event brings together Landcare groups and volunteers, landholders and farmers, Indigenous land and sea managers, landcare facilitators and coordinators, educators, research agencies, universities, natural resource management professionals, and other community environmental groups and individuals to share insights, learn and …

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28 August 2022 - 02 September 2022


INTECOL 2022 | 13th International Congress of Ecology

INTECOL 2022, the 13th International Congress of Ecology, will take place from 28 August to 2 September in Geneva. This world-renowned congress will gather experts from all over the world to discuss environmental issues, global climate challenges, energy and territorial development, with an outlook on Geneva’s biodiversity. INTECOL is organized by the International Association for Ecology (INTECOL), …

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07 - 07 September 2022


TERN 2022 Ecosystem Webinars

Your invited to attend TERN’s 2022 Ecosystem Webinar ‘Technology for Conservation: monitoring biodiversity’ 7 September 2022 at 3:00 pm (AEST) More information soon

13 - 15 September 2022

Utrecht, the Netherlands and Online

ICOS Science Conference 2022

The 5th ICOS Science Conference will be organised in Utrecht (TivoliVredenburg event venue) and online around the world. The conference will run from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th of September, 2022. The overall, overarching theme of the conference is “Tracking progress to carbon neutrality”. The registration for the Science Conference is now open

21 - 22 September 2022

Sarawak, Malaysia

AsiaFlux 2022 Conference

AsiaFlux 2022 is a prestigious event organized with a motivation to provide opportunities for the delegates to present their most recent research activities, to exchange new ideas and experiences, to establish research relations and to explore possibilities of collaborative research. With the conference theme, The Nexus of Land Use Change, Ecosystems & Climate: A Path towards …

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12 - 14 October 2022

Novi Sad, Serbia

ILTER Scientific Conference 2022

The International Long Term Ecological Research Network, ILTER, is a network of networks, encompassing hundreds of research sites located in a wide array of ecosystems that can help understand environmental change across the globe. ILTER’s focus is on long-term, site-based research and monitoring.  All abstracts accepted will either be for poster or oral presentation (face to face). You …

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17 - 21 October 2022

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia

eResearch Australiasia 2022 Conference

The eResearch Australasia Conference provides an exciting opportunity for delegates to engage, connect and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how ICT technologies can help researchers to collaborate, collect, manage, share, process, analyse, find, understand and reuse information.

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17 - 19 October 2022

Darmstadt, Germany

WCRP 2nd Climate Observation Conference 2022

The second GCOS Climate Observation Conference (17-19 October 2022, Darmstadt, Germany) will focus on activities and solutions that help to achieve a fully implemented, sustainable, and fit for purpose global observing system for climate. The Conference will also provide the occasion to celebrate GCOS 30th Anniversary and take stock of the progress achieved by the global observing community …

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19 - 21 October 2022

Brno, Czech Republic

International Conference on Research Infrastructures (ICRI) 2022

A major worldwide event providing an opportunity for strategic discussions about international cooperation in research infrastructure. A variety of experts and stakeholders discuss challenges and emerging trends, highlighting the essential role of research infrastructures.

14 - 16 November 2022

RSL Riverside Function Centre, Ballina, NSW

Environmental Isotopes

The conference provides a forum for Australasian scientists to meet and discuss advances, applications and integration of stable isotopes in all aspects of the environmental sciences. The guiding principle of the meeting is to encourage presentation, communication and discussion of isotope related research results carried out in academia and industry which address significant environmental or …

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31 January 2023 - 03 February 2023

Auckland, New Zealand

iLEAPS–OzFlux Joint Conference

The research platform ‘iLEAPS’ (Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Studies) is one of several Future Earth research initiatives, with the critical goal of bringing together researchers from a variety of fields related to land-atmosphere exchange processes. This includes, but is not limited to carbon, water and trace gas exchange, land use change, atmospheric composition, and the …

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23 - 27 October 2023

Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali , Rwanda

WCRP Open Science Conference 2023

The Conference will highlight advances and challenges in research on the coupled Earth System. It will feature sessions on modelling, observations, and the development of climate information for society. There will be a strong focus on climate risk, including the consequences, likelihoods and responses to the impacts of climate change, as well as the innovations …

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Events archive

A list of some of the key TERN events and links to presentations, recordings and more information.

2022 Ecosystem Webinars

6 July 2022

‘Monitoring Threatened Species’

Dr Ashley Leedman, Dr Holly Sitters, & Dr Geoff Heard

 4 May 2022

‘Agriculture and ecosystems’

Dr Ben Macdonald, Prof Peter Grace & Dr Anna Hopkins

2 March 2022

‘Forecasting Ecosystem Changes’

Dist. Prof. Belinda Medlyn, Prof. Glenda Wardle & Dr Alistair Hobday

The Lyn Beazley AO 2021 Ecosystem Observations Webinar Series

1 December 2021

Eloise Nation, Dr Tim McVicar & Assoc. Prof. Sally Thompson

‘Water in our Ecosystems: issues and opportunities’

Q&A Report

6 October 2021

Dr Dan Metcalfe, Dr Xihua Yang & Dr Tim Wardlaw

‘Extreme Events – why do we need environmental data?’ 

Q&A Report

4 August 2021

Prof. Andy Pitman, Dr Ivan Hanigan & Prof. Lauren Rickards

‘Climate modelling in Australia – what’s the use?’ 

Q&A Report

2 June 2021

Dr Ian Cresswell, Dr Anna Richards and Prof. Lindsay Hutley.

‘Resilience in Australia’s ecosystems.’

Q&A Report

7 April 2021

Dr Michelle Heupel, Dr Elisa Bayraktarov & Sharon Tickell.

‘The Australian sea-change phenomenon – an ecosystem monitoring perspective.’

Ecosystem Observations, TERN Seminar Series

4 November 2020

Assoc. Prof. Ben Sparrow, Dr Sandra Walpole & Dr Teresa Eyre.

Standardising environmental information collection: harmonising Australia’s approaches.’

2 September 2020

Assoc. Prof. Will Edwards & Jo Owens,

‘Introducing TERN’s Queensland SuperSites and using TERN flux tower and satellite-derived data to improve evapotranspiration and groundcover modelling.‘


1 July 2020

Prof. Stuart Phinn, Dr Peter Scarth & Alexis McIntyre

‘Effectively linking Australian Government with industry environmental monitoring using research infrastructure and research.’

Other TERN Webinars

17 August 2021

That’s Elementary, My Dear: Satellites that detect environmental change

A National Science Week event with Prof. Graciela Metternicht discussing how satellite info can solve Earth’s mysteries.

11 February 2021

TERN Ecosystem Surveillance annual report seminar recording

Associate Professor Ben Sparrow, the Lead of TERN’s Ecosystem Surveillance platform, provides an update on the highlights and challenges of 2020 and a preview of the team’s plans for 2021. The webinar includes a brief introduction to TERN, its ecosystem surveillance monitoring infrastructure platform, and a summary of the work of the sub-teams within the group including research and development, field, technical, operations and communication.

OzFlux Ecosystem Exchange Webinar Series

18 August 2021

Dr Peter Isaac and Prof. Elise Pendall

‘Estimating ecosystem respiration from flux tower and chamber data: insights from Cumberland Plain.’

4 May 2021

Dr Jamie Cleverly

‘The ecological processes that shape Australia’s ecosystems.’

4 March 2021

Dr Caitlin Moore

‘Bioenergy crop fluxes and an a-maize-ing conundrum.’ 

OzFlux 20th Anniversary Conference

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of OzFlux—the TERN-supported Australian and New Zealand eddy-covariance flux research community.  This virtual conference celebrated and reflected on the achievements of OzFlux and its contributions to global flux science. It also examined lessons learnt and the future contribution of flux data to ecosystem forecasting capabilities.

Click here to access recordings of the sessions.